Dr al-Arifi is a well-known scholar and lecturer from Saudi Arabia. He is a founding and honorary member of various dawa organisations, as well as being a member of their advisory committees. He is also a Prof in King Saud University of Riyadh. He takes a special interest in Hadith literature and has received licenses for the chains of transmission for various Hadith texts from a number of scholars. He has over 45 million followers on social media.